Not Your Average Pet
by Joyce Griffith
  • November 5, 2022
  • 3 mins story
1. Tell us your story about a particularly memorable time in Eureka Springs. It can be funny, heart-warming, spooky, or otherwise!

Native Eurekan Joyce Griffith, nee Dowell, shares her story growing up in Dairy Hollow with her prankster older brother and their not-so-average family pets. 

This story is an excerpt from a longer interview conducted on July 29, 2022 for the Eureka Springs Oral History Project. Joyce's interview is one of 13 original long-form interviews recorded during Summer 2022 with funding from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities American Rescue Plan: Humanities in Libraries grant. . To listen to interviews in their entirety, visit the Podcasts page on our website, New interview episodes, edited by volunteers from the Eureka Springs High School EAST class, are released monthly.

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